WASHINGTON ― Airbus’s American subsidiary is changing its chief govt, Christopher Emerson, with Robert Geckle, its former head of operations and company features, the corporate mentioned Wednesday.
Emerson will stay chairman of the board for the Arlington, Va.-based Airbus U.S. House and Protection. It was established final yr to modify the division’s focus from fixed-wing platforms to authorities house and intelligence markets.
Emerson is a former president of Airbus Helicopters and has been with Airbus for 25 years.
Geckle will function president and chief govt officer. He had been the previous chief working officer and basic counsel for Airbus U.S.
The agency operates beneath a particular safety settlement that mandates or not it’s run by a U.S. board of administrators, impartial of the father or mother firm in France.
Joe Gould is the Congress and trade reporter at Protection Information, overlaying protection finances and coverage issues on Capitol Hill in addition to trade information.